La Voz News

Cal Grant Reform Act removes barriers to debt-free college

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

California assembly members introduced Assembly Bill 1314 to promote debt-free college. The bill, known as the Cal Grant Reform Act, would revise Cal Grants to cover summer tuition and remove or reduce access barriers such as age restrictions, time out of high school and documentation status. Gra...

Requiring Vaccinations: Yet another form of discrimination

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Requiring vaccinations for admission to De Anza College would discriminate against financially disadvantaged students and those with adverse reactions to vaccines. According to a 2017 U.S. census estimate, 12.3% of American people live in poverty, totaling nearly 40 million individuals. In order to climb the ladder out of poverty, many s...